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Ending Homelessness in Florida
 
 
 
Florida Coalition to End Homelessness (FCEH) is seeking a VISTA Member to further its mission to prevent and end homelessness in the State of Florida. The VISTA will be tasked to gather existing reports and other reliable information to determine the community cost of unsheltered homelessness, including the cost of police intervention, emergency room visits, mental health crisis-unit stays, jail stays, court costs. The FCEH Ending Homelessness in Florida Report will help facilitate conversation with leaders in the community, educate local Government and other community partners regarding solving homelessness. The completed report will highlight the shared mission of every homeless Continuum of Care and will be used show how communities can save their own resources and funding when supporting the effort to end homelessness. This VISTA program will help FCEH and the State’s Homeless Continuum of Care Lead Agencies prepare a State and local strategy to increase in-kind and cash resources to better serve individuals experiencing homelessness.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA Members will determine the community cost of unsheltered homelessness, including the cost of police intervention, emergency room visits, mental health crisis-unit stays, jail stays, court costs. VISTA will prepare a report and will educate local Government and other community partners regarding the cost of doing nothing – and the cost of solving homelessness. The completed “Ending Homelessness in Florida” report will highlight the shared mission of every homeless CoC and will be used show the community cost savings to prevent and end homelessness in the State of Florida. VISTA will use this report to help Homeless Continuum of Care Lead Agencies prepare a local strategy to increase in-kind and cash resources to better serve individuals experiencing homelessness.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Ending Homelessness in Florida

Program Start/End Date
10/10/2023  -   10/01/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations FLORIDA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2023  To  09/15/2023 

Contact Leeanne Sacino
PO Box 60614
Palm Bay   FL   32906
321-258-1849
info@fchonline.org
www.fchonline.org

Listing ID 118960


       

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